Everyone in politics and media is scrambling to react to the big-if-true BuzzFeed News report from last night about how anonymous federal investigators claim that—well, they wrote a nice clean news lead, so there’s no use paraphrasing it:
President Donald Trump directed his longtime attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.
But in all the excitement to check the story, people aren’t checking how they type BuzzFeed. Twitter’s trending-topics sidebar has it two different ways:
My former colleague Ashley Feinberg—the Twitter terrorist who writes for HuffPost (originally “The Huffington Post,” please don’t call it “HuffPo”)—made a deadpan tweet about the question:
Yes, someone does know: I asked BuzzFeed’s editor in chief, Ben Smith, via email. “CAPITAL F!!!!” Smith wrote back.
Capital B, lowercase u-z-z, no space, capital F, e-e-d.
The BuzzFeed logo ends in a small-capital D, but in normal text references, just use the uppercase B and F.
Hmm Daily has two lowercase M’s and a space between “Hmm” and “Daily.”